SAN MICHELE TOWER – Cervia
Ravenna is the city of Dante, which welcomed the poet forced to a pitiful exile giving him a quiet place where spending the last years of his life. Every year thousands of people visit the places of Dante’s presence in Ravenna, the Tomb of Dante and the Zone of Silence where there is also the Basilica of St. Francis where the funeral was celebrated, and visitors can also appreciate the great mosaic heritage that inspired the Comedy and the new laboratories of contemporary valorisation.
Ravenna looks at the VII centenary of the death of the great poet, who fall in 2021, with a schedule of events that from May to October are a world-wide unicum in terms of number, quality, innovation, plurality of languages and participation.
The aim is not only to introduce Dante in a strict sense, through proposals of high scientific profile and initiatives of popularization and cultural animation, but also the use of places of memory and the many cultural spaces.
For this reason, the municipality of Ravenna in collaboration with Azimut spa, this years wanted to participate by focusing on the realization of a flowerbed with the representation of Dante’s face and the celebration of events scheduled for 2021.
he flowerbed was created using mosaic-culture technique, using plants of various species as “mosaic tesserae”: Sedum, Alternanthera of various colours, Ajuga and alyssum.